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including murder, robbery and carjacking. part of a crime spree that started in southern california with his wife, tania washington, and allegedly included a jail break and wounding a deputy. prosecutors say on october 5th, they killed ko at her home. on the same day, they robbed a k-mart in sunol. they allegedly stole ko's car. ended up in washington state where they led police on a chase. we tried to speak with the public defender this morning who declined. but prosecutors say that the couple had no tie to hercules. if convicted, they could face life in prison or the death penalty. but prosecutors say that they haven't decided whether or not to pursue the death penalty in this case. he is due back in court on november 16th at 1:30. reporting live in richmond, christie smith, nbc bay area news. >>> the man in jail accused of gunning down a well-known east palo alto community activist could soon be set free. san mateo county judge dismissing a murder charge against gregory elarms. police say he killed david lewis outside the hillside shopping center back in june of 2010. the judge says polic
there are already 373 prisoners convicted of terrorist acts in prisons across the country. california center diane feinstein released the report. >>> today there is a job fair specifically for military veterans. the recruit military job fair started at 11 at the oakland coliseum and runs until three. recruiters from many including pg&e, chevron, lowe's and amtrak will be looking for new workers. veterans, members of the military rear their families invited to attend. >> this is for you. a staircase in san francisco's sunset neighborhood will get a makeovero. this saturday kicks off the first of three workshops. volunteers will be out there preparing tiles to decorate the 16th avenue steps, . the 148 step staircase will be decorated with a mosiac that shows plant and animal species from california. >> that is cost i like that. >>> what's going on on the peninsula? >> we have a traffic advisory on the peninsula in wood side. king's mountain road is blocked east and westbound traffic because of a stalled big rig. it's close to the park if you know the area and the road may not be open until after
may find out if same sex couples here in california will once again be able to get married legally. ktvu alison burns in our washington, d.c. newsroom to tell us what is at stake at the u.s. supreme court. >> reporter: some people are calling this one of the most significant issues ever before the court. can the government prohibit people from getting married? the justices will meet behind closed doors today to decide if they will take up several challenges to gay marriage laws including california's ban on gay marriage proposition eight. same sex marriage supporters many of them are hoping court will let a lower court decision stand that overturned prop 8. san francisco city attorney dennis tells us if that happens couples could marry almost immediately. >> we want to be prepared if marriages do start to number one have staff on hand to perform marriages because there could be crowds. and number two from public safety per speck tiff. >> the justices will also announce if they will consider whether same sex marriage deserves equal treatment under federal law and if the governments
for education at stake in california. what the latest polls are showing about voter support. >> more on today's parade of champions. why some fans witnessed a surprising restart. ,,,,,, now just six days away... it now appears california vs are making up their minds on some of the mo >>> campaign 2012 election day now just six days away. and it now appears california voters are making up their minds on some of the most talked-about propositions. cbs 5 political reporter grace lee gives us the low down. >> reporter: this is the last poll we expect from surveyusa before election day. so what do we find? a lot of unsure voters have been making decisions and now it looks like this is really affected which props and which ones will die. >> say good morning, everybody. >> good morning. >> reporter: governor brown has made it his personal mission to get proposition 30 passed racing state income tax for those more than $250,000 a year funneling six billion dollars into schools and universities and support may be rising. it needs more than 50% to win. three weeks ago only 45% of voters said yes and th
pepper dine california business roundtable poll it shows similar trends among the props that we just featured here including that reversal of support for proposition 37, the labeling of gmos and this could be an indication that it is in trouble. allen? >> thank you, grace lee. >>> thousands of bay area nurses are planning to walk off the job tomorrow. they say it is a fight for their survival. cbs 5 reporter john ramos tells us the advantage nurses say they have to get management to listen. >> reporter: at their union office in downtown oakland, nurses are gearing up for a one- day strike tomorrow morning at seven bay area sutter healthcare hospital. >> we are going to have yet another strike against sutter. >> reporter: if this all sounds familiar maybe it's because they did the same thing in july. and june. and may. in fact, if you count the hospitals individually there have been more than 70 work stoppages in the past two years. >> for the nurses it's going to be whatever it takes as long as it takes. there's no -- this isn't a game for the nurses. this is life and death. >> repo
outages. >> today we may find out if same sex couples in california will be able to get married legally. allison burns is in the washington dc newsroom to tell us what's at stake at the court. >> reporter: we have a crew at the court now, same sex couples in california and across the country are eggerly awaiting any news today from the justices, they are going to go behind closed doors to decide if they will take up several challenges to gay marriage laws, including california's ban on gay marriage proposition eight. supporters are hoping the court will let a allower court decision stand that overturned proposition eight. the city attorney of san francisco said if that happens couples could marry almost immediately. >> we want to be prepared if marriages do start to number one have staff ono hand, to preform them. >> reporter: the justices are also going to announce if they will consider whether same sex marriage deserves equal treatment under federal law and if the government's defense of marriage act that defines marriage as one man and one woman is constitutional. >> do we have any
of luck. he was arrested last night at the airport. he was on his way home in southern california. we are told he took off his watch and put it in a bin with his carry i don't know and covered in with coat. >> the watch had on it a toggle switch, a series of fuses, a series of wires protruding from it, a circuit board. >> the alameda county sheriff's department said even though he was not in possess eggs of explosives, the bomb squad determined he had what was needed to make a timing device for a bomb. and his boots were two sizes too big and stuffed with layers of in soles, just like the shoe bomber, richard read. >> he had what appeared to be a homemade cavity in there. >> an area where things could be stashed. and his shirt was military style. it was what soldiers can use to stop the bleeding it if their arm is injured. and police want to find out what was really going on. nelson said there is always the concern that this could have been a dry run. in the newsroom, abc7 news. >>> a group of nudists plan to protest in san francisco today hoping to convince supervisors to vote agains
about completing the requirements. >>> time is 7:11. terrorists in california, what four men who are allegedly connected to al qaeda were accused of planning. >>> also, a landmark auction. how things went during california's first sale of pollution permits as part of the fight against greenhouse gases. >>> cloudy skies, rain, wind, light. the front will be here by this evening department will an gray, windy day with rain developing. some of that will be heavy by tonight. >>> four southern california men have been charged with plotting to kill americans and destroy u.s. targets overseas. the fbi says the men planned on carrying out their attacks by joining al qaeda and the taliban. one of the men served in the u.s. air force. they were arrested for plotting to bomb u.s. military bases and government facilities. the fbi says the men had planned to depart this month to carry out plots in afghanistan. >>> 7:14. the united states now expanding its involvement in the middle east crisis. as ktvu's alison burns reports from our washington, d.c. newsroom, secretary of state, hillary clint
in california after state lawmakers agreed to give them a one year reprieve from collecting sales tax if they agreed to build in the state. >> lots of people buying their christmas trees this weekend. what types are expected to be the most popular. >> and cigarette smokers being asked to recycle. what a company wants to do with them. >> and a weather will highlight your saturday afternoon. a look at your day planner coming up. six ways to sunday. you'd get knocked off. and sometimes, it took a minute to download a song. that's sixty seconds, for crying out loud. we know how long a minute is! sitting, waiting for an album to download. i still have back problems. you're only 14 and a half. he doesn't have back problems. you kids have got it too good if you ask me. [ male announcer ] now u-verse high speed internet has more speed options, reliability and ways to connect. rethink possible. progresso. in what world do potatoes, bacon and cheese add up to 100 calories? your world. ♪ [ whispers ] real bacon... creamy cheese... 100 calories... [ chef ] ma'am [ male announcer ] progresso.
. the 320 million dollar hospital was built to meet california's seismic safety law. >>> filmmaker george lucas is moving forward with a plan that will bring a new park. donating vacant building downtown san anselmo. he has filed for a permit to demolish the building and make way for the new park, it will include bronze statues of indiana jones and yoda. expect today to open by summer. >>> that seems so far away. >> it is. >> let's compare the difference between yesterday and today. >>> yesterday was a quick burst we are going to see a stronger within for the second tonight and strongest for the -- stronger one for the second tonight and strongest for the weekend. right now question yet conditions in san francisco, you can't tell that to the folks in the north bay, they've had the light showers on and off where we start with live doppler 7 hd, blue and green is representing light rain through cloverdale and clear lake this morning. as you head south, the roads are wet into windsor and highway 37, san rafael through novato, lakeville highway, all looking at light shower activity. temperatu
on that proposition. now prop 34 would eliminate the death penalty in california and replace it with life in prison without the possibility of parole. supporters of prop 34 says keeping hundreds of inmates on death row costs the state millions of dollars every year. they also point to the cases where people convicted of murder were later found to be innocent. opponents of prop 34 call ate slap in the face to the family of murder victims. >> hey. what are you doing right now? >> i just came from voting. >> coming up at 6:45 how a group of bay area students are trying to encourage young people to take an interest in the upcoming election. >>> time now 6:16. a new lawsuit is claiming a san mateo man is dead because pg&e was too slow to respond to turn off the power. the power lines fell down on to 55-year-old enrique's house back in april. records showing tello walked outside after hearing an explosion then he was electrocuted by the power lines. pg&e is calling his death a tragic accident. >>> memorials are being planned for the two pilots killed in contra costa county in a plane crash last month. se
.s. supreme court is meeting behind closed doors to make a crucial decision on proposition 8, california's ban on gay marriage, lower courts have ruled the ban is unconstitutional, so if the justices refuse to hear the case the lower court rulings stand and same sex marriage once again would be legal in california. the justices also are considering a challenge to the federal in defense of marriage act which defines marriage as between 1 map and one woman. president obama took his fiscal cliff warning on the road today, telling peps vein workers that a tax hike could spoil the hole days. >> that is sort like the lump of coal you get for christmas, that is a scrooge christmas. >> the spoke at a toy factory and usualed them to contact their congress members and get them to support the white house plan which will do that. house republicans argue his plan would cripple the economy. >>> the storm may be to blame for a couple of big rig truck crashes this morning. one happened around 2:00 a.m. on westbound 580 at 680. it hit a puddle jackknifed and crashed there. fuel spilled, which kept the lanes c
discovery in her home. >>> we jut told you about the big power ball drawing. california missed out this time around. could the golden state be getting ready to play the game? we'll explain. >>> good morning. live look at the bay bridge toll, carpool lanes getting by nicely otherwise traffic backing past overcrossing towards the macarthur maze. gusty winds still out there this morning take extra care. we'll be back with your full commute coming up. >> good thursday morning november 29th. we see towards san francisco it is dry right now, there are isolated showers but get ready for later on. thanks for joining us i'm eric thomas. >>> and i'm kristen sze. it is the calm before the storm. >>> good morning. live doppler 7 hd this morning shows the main rain in the north bay this is very light from highway 1, cloverdale and clear lake, a few showers through san rafael, novato now mainly offshore. we have a system cuing up to the north of us spreading very heavy rain along the north coast this is what spread south throughout the day our second system will bring heavy rain tonight into tomorrow. as
at a san diego hospital due to quick work by the 129th rescue wing of the california air national guard based at moffett field this is air national guard video of the rescue of the seaman. you can see him being hoisted up by a rescue helicopter. the man was pulled off his vessel and flown to mexico, then put on a cargo plane to san diego where he was treated at a trauma center. >>> two advocacy groups issuing new call on prisons to grant early releases to incapacitated and terminally ill prisoners. they are making the call on a new report released this morning the group says sometimes justice requires compassion, even for people who broke the law. they go on to argue keeping incapacitated and terminally ill prisoners behind bars is unfair and costly to the country. >>> federal authorities have a big warning for parents, be careful what you buy your kids. this year customs and consumer product safety commission have blocked a record number of dangerous toys from hitting store shelves some had electrical or choking hazards. customs officers testified a shipment of toys out of the book for
by the 129th rescue wing of the california air national guard based at moffett field that is video of the rescue. you can see him hoisted up by the orange gurney on a rescue helicopter. he was pulled off his vessel, put on a cargo plane to san diego where he was treated at a local trauma center. >>> federal authorities have a big warning for parents this holiday season. be careful about the toys you buy. this year customs officials and consumer products have blocked dangerous toys from hitting store shelves, some had electrical or choking hazards others had sharp edges, officers tested a shipment of toys for lead contaminations. >> it says fail showing a high content of lead in these rubber tires that is something that children could ingest than would be harmful to their development. >> coming up on "good morning america" at 7:00, the red flags, what parents need to know. >>> this morning the operators of two smoke shops in the east bay are facing charges for selling illegal synthetic drugs. uncover officers in fremont say they bought spice with bath salts in a two week sting opera
and down the west coast are keeping a close eye on a triple threat of storms. northern california is getting drenched this morning. and forecasters say even worse weather is yet to come. carter evans is in soggy sacramento. good morning. >> reporter: good morning. right now much of northern california is under a flood warning. this is the second of three major storms to hit the area. and already overnight here in sacramento, we've seen up to 2 1/2" of rainfall. this is the storm northern california has been bracing for. forecasters say this downpour has the potential for widespread damage. >> friday is going to be bad. sunday is going to be even worse. >> reporter: here is why californians are worried. it's not a single storm but a one, two, three punch. increasing the danger for atmospheric river that can stretch for thousands of miles. in this case, the river is feeding additional rainfall to the storms, making them even stronger as they hit the coast. when all is said and done parts of california could get up to 15" of rain. >> how much water are we actually talking about? >> i
of the names is former southern california congresswoman, jane harmon. she is a democrat who was a ranking member of the house intelligence committee. she resigned from her post last year to be head of the woodrow wilson center. >> a woman who mosted comments about the president said she is not a racist. after the election the 22-year- old posted on her facebook page a racial slur and the words, maybe he will get assassinated this term. she delete that message and later said she was stating her opinion. her employer has fired her. the case has been turned over to the secret service. >>> some are now returning to restore the jersey shore nearly two weeks after sandy, those who used to live in the area got to return home for the first time yesterday. they were taken by bus to their former homes in seaside heights where they had an hour to pack what they could. some of them say they were not prepared for what they saw. >> you have a list and you are prepared to get what you want but you -- you spend like -- 15 minutes just devastated, just trying to look to see what's on the floor. >> repor
california edison says the moving truck is longer than a football field. it will take about three weeks to reach utah. authorities say it creates low levels but is not expected to be dangerous. >>> well, back to baseball, melky cabrera, he was not on the playoff roster after he was reinstated following his suspension for steroids. but he will still get his payoff of $340,000. he would normally have made 72% of that. however, the rule mandates the full amount if the team plays ten games. he was eligible to come back and then the giants played ten games. >>> it losses like muni will be making a big statement because of vandalism. muni will have to pay $700,000 to replace that bus, one that was set on fire by the giants' fans after the giants won the world series. it turns out san francisco's policy does not cover buses set on fire. that's a blow to muni because they just spent about 300,000 refurbishing buses last year. >> all right. 7:21. it's mostly clear outside. in fact, some parts of the bay area could cup close to record- breaking temperatures. up next, steve paulson will tell us wh
will sift through appeals on california's prop 8 and the national defense of marriage act. for justices the issue is not just what to decide, but when it should be decided. in the past the court has been criticized for waiting too long or moving too quickly to recognize constitutional rights. >> 422 regular season national hockey league games have been cancelled so far because of the nhl lockout. on friday the league pulled the plug on it's all-star weekend. but the labor dispute isn't all bad news for everyone. it's giving local minor leaguers a chance to shine. cornell bernard follows shark fans over to the cow palace where the san francisco bulls play. >> reporter: call it major league hockey without all the glitz. >> kettle corn! >> or the glamour. >> high-fiving the bulls, right? yes! yes! >> the san francisco bulls, a minor league team, is playing their ninth home game, but already have a loyal following from the sharks fans who have no team right now. that's thanks to the nhl lockout. >> all i have seen here, whatever level, they are well-matched and they are exciting. >> you mis
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. >>> southern california man the first in the country to receive a breathing lung transplant. the 57-year-old was battling pulmonary fibrosis he volunteered to be part of a new trial. a team at ucla medical center was able to keep donor lungs as life, the organ was infused with blood and oxygen allowing them to breathe on their own. >> it maintains the donor s outside of the body, on a box, -- >> i like to thank them. >> doctors say the transplant was a success. they hope the medical breakthrough can save some of the thousands who die waiting for a transplant. >>> parents have a hugh tech way to check on their baby's breathing. the baby monitor uses a wired sock to measure heart rate and blood oxygen levels. if the baby stops breathing or the heart rate changes the monitor send as an earth to the parents' smartphone via an app. the students get a $ ,000 prize to help bring it to market -- >>> some women are turning to a vampire facelift to take years off their looks. first, blood is taken from their bodies then the platelet rich plasma separated out, injected back into the face doctors sa
-sex marriage will be on hold in california. for top they will announce whether or not they were hit the california case or on monday. if they do take it they will start arguments in march and a decision will come by the end of june. if not next week we could see same-sex marriages resume. we will follow the latest from the supreme court. >> thank you will take a quick break with more coverage on storm in a minute. we have a live look at storm tracker 4 to remind you warmest bay area wide and still intends all across the bay. more on that in a minute. a quick reminder. ketch and all new doctor feel in today's episode it is entitled beaten, starved, and locked in a room. a man in his wife made headlines when they were arrested in connection with abuse and starvation for three to five children. >> why does the man say he is innocent will find out today. >> we are back. the time is 7:45 a.m. following the latest with the storm system. pg&e has been out all morning long bowling the storm. off they are attempting to get oupower back for those will have lost our pg&e recording 400 outages
for the missing drugs. a spokeswoman for the california department of corrections confirmed the investigation. she says the department is taking "appropriate action." >>> 7:20. because it's a holiday week, people want to know about the weather. >> yes. >> it's very important. more rain is coming. look outside our window now. steve says he will tell you when to expect to see more rain and if it will affect thanksgiving. >>> hostess is looking to liquid date but the reason you may still be able to get some of those -- liquidate, but the reason you may still be able to get some of those cupcakes. >>> and we'll have the morning commute for you coming up. have a good night. here you go. you, too. i'm going to dream about that steak. i'm going to dream about that tiramisu. what a night, huh? but, um, can the test drive be over now? head back to the dealership? [ male announcer ] it's practically yours. but we still need your signature. volkswagen sign then drive is back. and it's never been easier to get a passat. that's the power of german engineering. get $0 down, $0 due at signing, $0 deposit, and $0
, california beat denver. brian as always, what was the weather for the weekend in denver? >> spectacular, sunday. 80s. >> when we do highlights and then get a regular report to. and when you started something new. >> i promised check in the box to be innovative and they've made a short t mak sure- to use bryantwhen jack and the box signed us. a lot >> jim harbaugh. of everything is normal. and we had a little bit of in a regular heartbeat that i have had before. . an irregular heart beat and a cardo vert gets the heart rate back to normal. and the game is at candlestick park on monday night against chicago. and he has sustained a concussion of cutler but campbell will start for the bears 5:20 and melky just got a two year contract for the toronto blue jays. and toronto play and a dome. we do not have to worry and if they do not even have to worry about that but all of that the cheating. look at what he got, 60 million and also pyson ross was traded to san diego tyson--now he is a member of the san diego padres. when we come back is e-mails with the coaches and the athletes trussitrustin
in california. >> that price is dropping right before traveling on turkey day. it is not when but by how much. in san mateo, mike pelton, kron 4 news. the with gasoline prices dropping here is a latest prices for the gallon of regular. it will cost to $3.91. oakland, $3.71. and $3.74 in san jose. >> the robberies have been using cellphones out in plain view. these victims are not aware of who or what is around them. and all of these crimes they will touch grabbed the phone and as reggie kumar tells us they are still looking for two suspects had violently attacked an elderly man for his phone last month. >> this is surveillance video of the two robberies that the san francisco police believe insulted an elderly man on october 24th. these latin hispanic white males a 20-24 years old, 5 ft. 10 in., 160 lbs.. suspect was wearing a black baggy t-shirt with the word " giants " on the front, with denim jeans, and an orange baseball cap. the second suspect was wearing an olive green shirt. gray jeans, and a white nike strike. a black baseball cap with a logo. >> that suspect was punched and kicked by
't stand a chance. >> kristen: a california election is one of the most expensive races is over. a democrat has ousted dan lungren. he had refused to give up but with most ballots counted. he captured 49% to barrera's 51%. they spent $8 million on this race. >> eric: when the real rain is going to move into the bay area. >> it's going to affect the peninsula. good morning. we made it to friday and made it to date where the rain is going to start taking over the forecast. here is the embarcadero where it's a little wet. a little drizzle this morning. best chance of rain right now is just south of this area. you can see it on live doppler 7-hd. it is right around daly city. pacifica heading down towards san mateo. the entire peninsula is going to be wet. this cell around fremont. let's take a look at the wall of water moving toward the center of your screen where i have san francisco positioned. it stretches all the way up to sonoma county coast. everybody is going to get wet during the morning commute at least by about 7:00. let's take a look at those temperatures, how should you dress? very
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